AN umpiring farce threatens to take some shine off the historic pink ball Test, after New Zealand were robbed of a chance to take a stranglehold on Day 2.

    ANOTHER dire performance will heap pressure on Adelaide United coach Guillermo Amor, whose side continued their winless run as Melbourne Victory returned to the top.

    TRAILBLAZER Cate Campbell grabbed two slices of history with a stunning world record breaking performance at the national short course championships in Sydney.

    THERE was the historic nature of the occasion to be handled but in the end it was simple cricket strategy that prevailed, writes Ian Chappell.

    WORLD No.1 Jordan Spieth is aiming to stir some early fear in rival Matt Jones to shake-up Sunday’s shootout for the Australian Open.


    AFL Round 18 - Collingwood v GWS GIANTS

    Jul 27, 2013

    Event:                    AFL Round 18
    Teams:                  Collingwood v GWS GIANTS
    Date:                     Saturday July 27, 2013
    Start time:              4.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 2.30pm
    MCC members: 2.30pm

    Car park - CLOSED: Due to its wet condition, Yarra Park will not be used for public vehicle parking for this event.

    Patrons are encouraged to arrive via public transport.

    Expected attendance: 35,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q31-Q36 rows AA-MM

    Olympic Stand

    Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Collingwood - Bay M32 (Rows A-T)
    GWS GIANTS - Bay M3 (Rows A-T)

    Tickets: Reserved seats on sale at Ticketek.

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